UNESCO-IHE INSTITUTE FOR WATER EDUCATION
The UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education was established in 2003. It carries out research, education and capacity building activities in the fields of water, environment and infrastructure. UNESCO-IHE continues the work that began in 1957 when IHE first offered a postgraduate diploma course in hydraulic engineering to practising professionals from developing countries.
UNESCO-IHE is the world’s largest postgraduate training facility in the fields of integrated water management, and the only unit within the United Nations system with the authority to confer accredited MSc and PhD degrees (the latter in collaboration with selected Dutch universities) in environmental science, water management, municipal water and infrastructure, and water science and engineering.